Daily & Weekly Devotionals (Page 8)

Daily & Weekly Devotionals (Page 8)

Daily & Weekly Devotionals and reflections by The Rev. Dr. Richard Miles and The Rev. Rob Banse

UPDATED July 2020 – The Rev. Rob Banse will send a weekly devotional on Mondays to share thoughts and reflections on Biblical passages. The Daily Devotionals were suspended after June 26 to allow the staff and lay leaders to focus on the return to in-person gatherings and worship.

March – June 2020: During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Interim Rector The Rev. Dr. Rick Miles (Mon. – Thurs.) and The Rev. Rob Banse (on Fridays beginning April 3) will be creating a daily devotion with their reflections which will be added to this website. Additional resources are included in the links below. The text of weekly sermons and video of virtual worship services are included in the Sermon and Video Archives section of the website.

Thursday, March 19

Dear Christ Church Family, I’m sharing a thought from the Gospel lesson for this morning. Listening to many of you this week, and assessing my own behavior, there is something Jesus does amid a miracle story, that makes it more important than the miracle itself. I hope you’ll notice it. If you’re also looking for a recommendation for a Psalm to pray today, I suggest Psalm 42, It’s unrelenting message of hope, even in the midst of despair, has made…

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Dear Christ Church Family, This morning’s devotional is on Psalm 119. “Oh no! Not Psalm 119! Argh!” Yes, I know that most of us have never actually gotten through this Psalm, much less understood it. But, take a look! Hidden in our part of it for today is a real Gem. Peace,Rick+ Wednesday, March 18, 2020               RCL Daily Office Readings, Year 2 AM Psalm 119:97-120 PM Psalm 81, 82 Gen. 45:16-28 1 Cor. 8:1-13 Mark 6:13-29 Saint Day* Cyril of Jerusalem Psalm…

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Dear Friends and Family of Christ Church, It’s St. Patrick’s Day! To open his story and the Bible passages assigned for his Feast Day, just hold down your control key and click your mouse over the Patrick link on this page. Peace,Rick+ Tuesday, March 17, 2020         RCL Daily Office Readings, Year 2 Saint Day* Patrick Gertrude of Nivelle AM Psalm 78:1-39 PM  78:40-72 Gen. 45:1-15 1 Cor. 7:32-40 Mark 6:1-13 Psalm 96: A Psalm that prays our joy. Yesterday, I…

Monday, March 16, 2020

Dear Christ Church Family, Here are our Daily Bible Readings from the Daily Office for today, with a reflection from me. Click on the links to see the Readings.  I pray that you will find it helpful. Peace, Rick+ Monday, March 16, 2020                    RCL Daily Office Readings, Year 2 AM Psalm 80 PM Psalm 77, [79] Gen. 44:18-34; 1 Cor. 7:25-31 Mark 5:21-43 The Psalms: The prayers that pray us. I think of the Psalms as the prayers that pray us,…